Foley on Microsoft


Does Everyone Still Need Windows?

Microsoft is approaching an interesting and potentially difficult inflection point with Windows.

Microsoft Readies Next Phase of Its Convo-as-a-Service Plan

When Microsoft introduced its bot platform and started talking up "Conversation as a Service" last year at Build, it was the birth of the company’s bot-mania.

Microsoft and LinkedIn: What’s Next?

The $26.2 billion purchase of LinkedIn is by far Microsoft’s largest acquisition ever. Yet it remains to be seen what they’ll deliver as a single company.

2017 Microsoft Predictions: New Devices and AI

Look for a big year for Microsoft hardware and the continued adoption of Office 365.

Microsoft's Grand Plans with Sharpened Focus on Dynamics 365

Microsoft is hoping to give it's CRM and ERP line-of-business software offerings a shot in the arm with an Office 365-like makeover and focusing on unifying all aspects under one banner.

Microsoft Needs to Put All Its Eggs in the Business Basket

While Microsoft has narrowed its focus in recent years, it may still be trying to wear too many hats.

Is All Hope for a Truly 'Universal' Windows Platform Lost?

Microsoft looks to be in a transitional mode with its Windows everywhere strategy due to its struggling mobile sales.

Can Bots Make Skype More Pervasive?

Microsoft has bungled most of its largest acquisitions, but Redmond is determined not to see its $8.5 billion acquisition of Skype become one of them.

The Resurgence of Big Software and Services Bundles at Microsoft

Bundling these days is no longer a dirty word at Microsoft. Quite the contrary -- it's the hottest Microsoft strategy of the moment.

Microsoft Wants To Make You a Fan

The company's customer-first shift aims to build its cloud offerings through positive public sentiment.

Glut of Office 365 Choice Is Giving Users 'Analysis Paralysis'

Those looking to join Office 365 could get lost at the door.

Of Mice and Pen: Microsoft's Latest Digital Ink Push

Microsoft hopes that the digital ink trend will finally find traction as new features for digital note takers will be included in the Windows 10 Anniversary update.

Microsoft Promotes Career Advantage of Embracing Cloud

You can lead IT pros to the cloud, but you cannot make them float.

Is It Last Call for Windows Mobile?

Many of us Microsoft watchers for nearly a decade have made predictions if, and how, Microsoft would come up with a mobile strategy that might finally catch fire.

Hardware's Role in Redmond Jumps from Understudy to Star

Merging the hardware team with the Windows team has made huge inroads to change the device focus of Microsoft.

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